Is haribo halal? Haribo is a popular brand of gummy cand that is enjoyed by many people around the world. However, for those who follow halal dietary laws, the question of whether or not Haribo products are halal-compliant can be a point of concern.
In this blog post, we will explore the ingredients used by Haribo and provide information on which products are considered halal and which are not.
Is Haribo Halal?
No, Haribo is not halal. Unfortunately, most Haribo products aren’t suitable for halal eaters; this is due to the presence of gelatin (The gelatine in Haribo comes from pigs) in the manufacturing process. However, there’s still good news if you’re a following halal diet with a sweet tooth: there are a few Haribo products that are indeed halal.
According to Islamic dietary laws, all foods are considered halal unless they are specifically prohibited.
Prohibited foods include pork and its by-products, animals that have been killed in a manner other than the prescribed Islamic method, and alcohol. In addition, all ingredients used in a food product must also be halal.
It is not permissible to consume foods, drinks and medicines that contain gelatin derived from the skin of pigs or other impure substances.
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Which Haribo Sweets Are Halal?
The following table shows which Haribo sweets are halal in the UK. Please note that ingredients may vary by country.
|Haribo Sweet||Halal?||Animal Ingredient|
|Happy Cola Bottles||No||Gelatin|
|Happy Cola Zing||No||Gelatin|
|Rainbow Strips Zing||Yes||None|
|Sour Rainbow Twists||Yes||None|
|Mini Rainbow Frogs||No||Gelatin|
|Soft Jelly Bear||Yes||None|
How to Identify Halal Haribo?
Any Haribo sweets which do not contain gelatine are halal. These are easy to spot because they have the round green vegetarian flash on the front of the packet. Of course, you should always check the ingredients list yourself to be 100% sure.